|Sport(s)||Women's College Volleyball|
|1980-1983||University of Texas|
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
Texas A&M (asst.)
|Accomplishments and honors|
7 SEC Western Division Championships (2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011)
1 SEC Championship (2009)
SEC Coach of the Year (2009)
AVCA South Region Coach of the Year (2009)
Louisiana Coach of the Year (2001, 2005, 2006, 2009, 2010)
Fran Flory is the head coach of the Louisiana State University women's volleyball team. She is the former head women’s volleyball coach at the University of Kentucky, Southeastern Louisiana University and Wittenberg University.
Flory is first in all-time SEC wins and all-time wins at LSU, ahead of her predecessor, Scott Luster, who won 308 games in 13 years. Her LSU teams have captured seven consecutive SEC Western Division champtionships (2005–2011) as well as the 2009 SEC championship.
Flory, a Baton Rouge, Louisiana native, was an assistant for four years under Scott Luster at LSU. She served as a graduate assistant coach in 1988, before being named a full-time assistant in 1989. During her four seasons as a member of the Lady Tiger coaching staff, Flory helped LSU to unprecedented success with three SEC championships, three SEC Tournament championships and two NCAA Final Four appearances.
In 1992, Flory left LSU to assume the head coaching duties at Southeastern Louisiana University. In her first season as a Division I head coach, she led the Lady Lions to a 21-13 record. In March 1993, Flory returned to the SEC as she became an assistant coach at the University of Kentucky. Five months later, she was named the head coach as then-University of Kentucky coach Kathi DeBoer was named an Associate Athletic Director at the school.
In her first season at Kentucky, Flory led the Wildcats to a 29-4 record, while advancing to the second round of the NCAA Tournament. For her efforts in the 1993 season, she was named the Tachikara/AVCA Region IV Coach of the Year. In five seasons at Kentucky, Flory compiled a 78-80 record.
A member of the American Volleyball Coaches Association, Flory has also assisted in coordinating both the Louisiana Senior Olympic Games and the Special Olympics, and hosting the Senior Olympic Games in 2001. She is also a member of the United States Volleyball Association coaching accreditation program.
A 1984 graduate of the University of Texas, Flory has also experienced much success as a player. In 1981, she was a member of Texas' AIAW National Championship squad. She received All-Southwest Conference and All-South Region honors during three seasons with the Longhorns.
Collegiate Head Coaching Record
|Wittenberg (North Coast Athletic Conference) (1986–1986)|
|Southeastern Louisiana (Southland Conference) (1992–1992)|
|Kentucky (Southeastern Conference) (1993–1997)|
|1993||Kentucky||29-4||12-2||3rd||NCAA 2nd Round|
|LSU (Southeastern Conference) (1998–present)|
|2005||LSU||21-8||11-5||T-1st (West)||NCAA 1st Round|
|2006||LSU||26-5||16-4||1st (West)||NCAA 1st Round|
|2007||LSU||25-8||15-5||1st (West)||NCAA 2nd Round|
|2008||LSU||18-10||13-7||1st (West)||NCAA 1st Round|
|2009||LSU||25-7||18-2||1st (West), SEC Champions||NCAA 2nd Round|
|2010||LSU||25-5||16-4||1st (West)||NCAA 1st Round|
|2013||LSU||19-13||8-10||9th||NCAA 2nd Round|
|2014||LSU||20-9||14-4||3rd||NCAA 2nd Round|
National champion Postseason invitational champion
|LSU Lady Tigers Head Volleyball Coach
- Schwehm, Andy (23 April 2010). "Volleyball has two Final Fours in 33 years". The Daily Reveille. Retrieved 4 July 2011.